Örebro University Hospital

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Örebro University Hospital
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LocationÖrebro, Örebro County, Sweden
Coordinates59°16′32″N 15°13′30″E / 59.27556°N 15.22500°E / 59.27556; 15.22500Coordinates: 59°16′32″N 15°13′30″E / 59.27556°N 15.22500°E / 59.27556; 15.22500
Care systemPublic
FundingGovernment hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityÖrebro University
Emergency departmentYes
Beds462 (2015-02-06)
Founded1778 or 1781 (1778 or 1781)
2000 (2000) University Clinic
ListsHospitals in Sweden

Örebro University Hospital (Swedish: Universitetssjukhuset Örebro, USÖ) is a university hospital in Örebro, Sweden.

The hospital is operated by Örebro County Council and took its current name in 2000, having previously been called Örebro Regional Hospital. Örebro University, which was awarded full university status in 1999, and the County Council have long tried to establish a governmentally funded medical school in Örebro in collaboration with the hospital. On 30 March 2010, the university was granted the right to award medical degrees, making it the 7th medical school in Sweden.

Famous births[edit]

Olle Westling and Ewa Westling's youngest child and only son Daniel Westling, now Prince of Sweden, was born on 15 September 1973 at Örebro Hospital.


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